This Samsung is powered by a Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7885 64-bit chip with a 2,2 GHz Octa-Core processor. This chipset has a octa-core processor with 4096 MB RAM. With a thickness of 8.4 millimeters, the device is not too thick. This phone weighs 172 grams.
The Galaxy A8 (2018) Duos has a 15,9 megapixel camera. This number of megapixels is more than enough to print beautiful photos on canvas or to zoom in considerably for details. You can also use the 15,9 megapixel selfie camera for video calling, for example.
- 15,9 megapixel camera
- Fast 64-bit octa-core processor
- Fingerprint scanner for quick unlocking
- Face recognition for quick unlocking
- Not too thick with 8.4 millimeters
- (Relatively) new operating system: Android 7.1 (Nougat)
- HSDPA, LTE-A support for super fast internet
- A nice amount of RAM (4GB)
- IP68 certification
- Dust-proof and protected against submersion indefinitely
- Dual SIM
Call & data functions
The Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) Duos supports frequencies from international networks with which you can use the fastest LTE-A network. The speed of LTE-A is perfect for watching video on the go via your mobile network, where the speed is often even higher than the WiFi connection at home. Choose a large data package with this device. You can also connect via WiFi at home or at the office.
This phone is a dual sim device, so you can store two SIM cards in it.
Memory and connection options
The Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) Duos has 4096 MB of RAM (4 GB) and 4096 MB internal storage . Expandable memory: microSD up to 256 GB. There is a USB connection, you can use this to exchange data with your laptop or to charge your device. Connecting Bluetooth headsets or car kits is no problem.
With a storage of 64 GB you can go a bit ahead. You may need to clean your phone after a while. Furthermore, there are of course possibilities to expand storage in the cloud, such as with Google Drive or Dropbox.
Screen & operation
The phone is operated via the large 5,6 inch touchscreen.The Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) Duos can display up to a 16 millions colors. This screen has a resolution of 1080 x 2220 pixels. It is claimed that the human eye can distinguish a maximum of 477 pixels per inch at 30 cm. With 442 pixels per inch, this Full HD screen is super sharp and true to life, even at close range. This does not get your eyes tired and you can easily enjoy the highest resolution images.
Android 7.1 (Nougat). The major changes compared to the previous version are
- Support for VR with Google Daydream
- Multi-window support
- Respond immediately to messages without leaving your open application
- New quick settings menu
- Bundled notifications
- Improved standby time
- Better performance